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285, Lake City, FL 32055
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average Q

The BBQ here is pretty average. Sometimes their chicken is good and moist, sometimes, it is terribly dry. I do love their sweet tea and the fries are really good. We mainly go here to see friends.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
travlingal51
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Lake City, Florida
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Lake City, Florida
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271 reviews 271 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The BBQ here is pretty average. Sometimes their chicken is good and moist, sometimes, it is terribly dry. I do love their sweet tea and the fries are really good. We mainly go here to see friends.

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Lake City, Florida
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223 reviews 223 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

There are 3 Ken's BBQ in Lake City, We prefer the Ken's BBQ on South 41. The BBQ is middle of the road, I do like their smoked chicken dinner. The wait staff are all great and the prices are very reasonable. The BBQ salad is also very good. They have daily specials.

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Miami, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Good local BBQ very reasonably priced. Sides perfectly prepared. Good choice of plates and sandwiches for the BBQ lover.

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Yuma
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285 reviews 285 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

9/21/14 Stopped here overnight before going on to my Navy reunion in Jacksonville, FL. Was looking for a good place to have lunch when I spotted Kens Bar B Que. It would be hard to miss with a parking lot full of cars. Now this is Sunday and their special was all you can eat fried chicken or BBQ pork... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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199 reviews 199 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Needed a BBQ fix on my drive from Tallahassee to Orlando and Google pointed me in the direction of Ken's. It's a 10 minute drive from the interstate and unfortunately I don';t think it was worth it. It wasn't terrible but it was only average. I had the pork and rib combo and neither were memorable. The pork came machine... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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88 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Had Lunch with 8 of my friends yesterday. I had the daily special of hamburger steak covered with onions and gravy, real mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and garlic toast for 7.99. It was served hot & tasty. Everyone in our group were happy with their food choices. Our server Debbie was great. Very personable and yet professional. I... More 

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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It is a very homie style BBQ joint. The food is good and worth the stop. Chicken was better than the pork. Service was good and very quick. The fries were freshly cooked and very hot. Prices are reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Excellent ribs. Very reasonable price. Excellent decor very clean and rustic. Service was good. Family owened and operated.

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Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The BBQ sandwiches here are great, but what is really tasty are their homemade sauces and salad dressings. We love their homemade blue cheese dressing! Highly recommend the BBQ pork sandwich and corn nuggets, too! Sweet tea is always refreshing and prices are reasonable.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have been travelling past this restaurant daily for nearly two months and have marveled at the amount of cars in the parking lot. We finally gave it a shot for lunch. We were certainly not impressed and will not return. The service was great, the waitress was quite polite, and our meal was served promptly, but the chicken and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 285, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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